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Drugs (Cops On Drugs) #129623

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 11, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Lowell, Massachusetts: Linda Pattillo) Issue of police officers and drug abuse featured. [In Lowell, Massachusetts, Mike MILES - talks about his cocaine use.] [Michigan State University professor David CARTER - cites extent of use of drugs by police officers.] Drug testing of police in Baltimore, Maryland, cited as example. [Baltimore police commissioner Ed WOODS - comments.] Controversial step of treatment and return of rehabilitated officers to police forces examined; scenes shown from Florida treatment center just for police. [Seafield 911 director Ed BENEDICT - comments on rehabilitation.] [MILES - says it is tough for cops.] [Lowell police superintendent John SHEEHAN - talks about Miles case.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda
Duration:
00:04:40

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